Blog Category: routines

August 9, 2017
Summer Slide – Not just for Olympic Athletes! PART TWO 

  Last week, we talked a bit about the “summer slide”. Not a summer Olympic sport – but it does sound fun! It […]

August 2, 2017
Summer Slide – Not just for Olympic Athletes! PART ONE

Lots of people (mostly teachers) talk about something called the “summer slide”. But what is it? Most kids, if you ask, will tell […]

July 26, 2017
Summer FUN!

  What are your kids doing these days? We know kids that have swim team every morning at 5 AM, some that are travelling […]

June 28, 2017
School’s Out for Summer!!

It’s officially summer!! How do you deal with going from a structured schedule to unstructured during the summer months? How do you handle […]

June 21, 2017
SUMMER is officially here!!

  SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER!! Today marks the first official day of summer! Go have FUN and be safe. Remember, playing is very […]

April 12, 2017
Switching gears this month to a health topic…about a magical elixir!

Switching gears to a health related topic this week since many of us are guilty of NOT drinking enough water! My friend, Christine […]

March 22, 2017
An Invitation to Friendship

By Guest Contributor and Wise Family Clinician – Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling  I have a very vivid memory of pulling into the […]

December 21, 2016
Let’s Put a Bow on the 12 Habits of a WISE Family

It’s time to finally wrap up and put a bow around the 12 habits of Wise families!  We have gotten hundreds of comments […]

November 2, 2016
Habit #7 – Positive Traditions

Wise families develop and nurture positive traditions.  Family celebrations of big days like birthdays, “gotcha days”, anniversaries, and graduations need to be a […]

October 26, 2016
Habit #6 – Family Responsibilities

The healthy family shares family responsibilities.  Parents often want to make this difficult by creating complex charts and graphs of who does what […]

October 19, 2016
Habit #5 – Independent Children

Wise families expect and support independence in the children in the family. Sometimes don’t you just wish your little ones could make their […]

October 5, 2016
Habit #3 – Being Together

Healthy families take the time to do things together.  Back in the day, parents were told that time with kids was ALWAYS quality […]

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